EMP – Fact VS Myth

EMP – Fact VS Myth

We all can agree that there is plenty of speculation regarding the effects and damage caused by an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) or Solar based CME (Coronal Mass Ejection).  In this article, we’ll go over some of the documented Facts versus some of the Myths...
New DHS Electromagnetic Incident Protection Strategy

New DHS Electromagnetic Incident Protection Strategy

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the release of a Strategy for Protecting and Preparing the Homeland against Threats from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) and Geomagnetic Disturbance (GMD). Developing a strategy that lays out a clear vision, the...
How Safe is the Power Grid?

How Safe is the Power Grid?

I think anyone who’s lived through an Ice Storm can answer this question with ease.  However, the experts at the ASCE or American Society of Civil Engineers, regularly evaluates, reviews and issues strength/weakness reports regarding the Continental United States...
What is an EMP anyway?

What is an EMP anyway?

An Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) is an instantaneous burst of high-power energy caused by man-made sources such as electromagnetic weapons or a high-altitude nuclear burst and occurs as a radiated field that couples on to electrical lines, telecommunication lines, and...